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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68464
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Type:Bristol Blenheim Mk I
Owner/operator:144 Squadron Royal Air Force (144 Sqn RAF)
Registration: K7119
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oulton, near Aylsham, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Hemswell, Linolnshire
Destination airport:
Blenheim I K7119, 144 Squadron, RAF Hemswell. Written off (destroyed) 11.2.38 when hit tree in snowstorm, Oulton, near Aylsham, Norfolk, being destroyed by fire, killing all three on board

Pilot Officer Lawrence Clement Mitchell (aged 22)
Corporal George Henderson (aged 25)
AC1 Clifford Alfred Smith (aged 19)

According to a contemporary report in "Flight" magazine (March 3, 1938 page 211 - see link #5):

"An accident occurred at Oulton, near Aylsham, Norfolk, on February 11, to an aircraft of No. 144 (Bomber) Squadron, Hemswell, Lincolnshire, in which P/O Lawrence Clement Mitchell, Corpl. George Henderson, and A/C.1 Clifford Alfred Smith lost their lives"


1. Air-Britain The K File The RAF of the 1930s

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Revision history:

04-Oct-2009 23:45 JINX Added
01-Jun-2013 16:43 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
14-Jul-2013 18:19 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
03-Aug-2013 17:09 Nepa Updated [Operator]
06-Aug-2013 18:53 JINX Updated [Operator]
27-Nov-2014 15:41 Quentin Updated [Operator, Narrative]
16-Feb-2018 22:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 21:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Mar-2018 21:18 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
26-Sep-2018 09:42 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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